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Gentex Optic | Addition


Simpson, PA


Gentex Corporation
Simpson, PA

Design Professional

Burkavage Design Associates Clarks Summit, PA



L.R. Costanzo utilized a pre-engineered metal building addition, which is used for optical lens manufacturing. This addition was tied into, and was required to match the existing production facility.


  • Constructed during the winter months and adverse weather conditions
  • Coordination with the owner’s production schedule
  • Major underground piping in limited construction / laydown / staging area


  • Utilized temporary enclosures around the construction area to allow for concrete foundation installation during winter months
  • Construction accomplished without tenant disruption through careful schedule management and coordination with the Owner
  • Careful planning and pre-construction surveys allowed determination of pipe routings and elevations to avoid conflicts.


L.R. Costanzo experts also:

  • Rerouted existing sanitary and storm water systems
  • Extensive underground piping to accept rerouted sanitary and storm water systems
  • Installed new HVAC, electrical, and fire protection systems
  • Coordinated this project with other on site projects
  • Completed project on schedule